Selecting a roof will take careful consideration of different objectives. Does only the top layer need to be replaced? Are there multiple layers that will require extra efforts and reveal damage underneath that may affect the project as a whole? This may turn into an expensive process which may require a full replacement of the underlay. During inspection, we could obtain and show samples of each product to assist in making the right decision.
Don't worry, we'll guide you through the process and help you to understand all the objectives needed to do the job right the first time.
The most widely used roofing material is the composite shingle. These shingles come in a variety of colors, designs and sizes. Depending on the product,a warranty can range from 15 to 50 years or “Lifetime.” With a great value for the relatively low price, no wonder why roughly 75% of roofs in Minnesota are composite shingles.
Most Popular Shingle in Minnesota
Multiple Array of Options
Efficient and Easy to Install and Maintain
The Three-Tab or Standard Shingle is a cost-effective option and widely available. These shingles are a single layer and lay flat on the roof. Because of its construction, these shingles can be used on some lower slope roofs to aide water to drain properly and minimizing pools of water from forming.
Lays Flat on the Roof
More Cost-Effective Option
Efficient and Easy to Install
Architectural shingles are laminated and create a dimensional look. Because these shingles are thicker and heavier they have a better wind rating and manufacturer's warranty than a standard shingle, typically around 30 years. With better performance and improved aesthetics; the architectural shingle is a great value.
Thicker, Laminate Shingles
Better Warranty Equates Value and Savings
Luxury shingles are a multi-layer shingle making them the thickest, most durable shingle, often with the best manufacturer's rating of all the shingle types. These shingles often meet the strictest HOA requirements. These can be cut to resemble wood shake or natural slate tiles. The look of a luxury shingle is distinctive and highly sought after.
Multi-Layer Shingle Construction
Highest Industry Rated Shingle Type
Often Meets HOA Requirements